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Lacking Something

Disaster is relative. Those who voted for Donald Trump knew, or were told, that Hillary Clinton would be a disaster. There were those emails and that private email server, and the Clinton Foundation too. She couldn’t be trusted with classified … Continue reading

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On Managing Zombies

The living dead want to eat your brains. Everyone knows this. In movies and on television we are moving from the age of moody sexy vampires to the age of flesh-eating mindless zombies. There are fewer vampires and more zombies, … Continue reading

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Trading on Trade

There are worlds that most of us will never know. There are billionaires, or so we’re told, but they may be another species, or apocryphal – except that one of them is running for president, unless he’s been less than … Continue reading

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In Medias Res Again

From Homer to Hamlet to Faulkner to half the James Bond movies, stories are best told in medias res – start in the mysterious dramatic hot middle of the story then, later, use brief flashbacks to make all the frenetic … Continue reading

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On the Possibility of Revolution

Something slipped by. Everyone was consumed with what happened after the skinny white kid, high on dreams of starting a race war to rid America of those black folks who were taking over and raping our women, murdered nine folks … Continue reading

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Bad Guys and Good Guys and the Inevitable

They don’t make locomotives in London anymore – at least not in the London in Ontario, about halfway between Detroit and Toronto – but General Motors was doing just that in the last two years of the last century. Those … Continue reading

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